Developer Flip 10 has introduced that the web servers for Forza Horizon and Forza Horizon 2 are being shut down on August 22. As soon as the servers have been shut down, on-line performance like matchmaking and leaderboards will now not be out there.
The studio has said, nevertheless, that each of the video games will nonetheless be totally playable offline. Flip 10 states that it made the choice due to the age of each video games, and the truth that each titles had small participant populations.
Additionally it is value noting that, whereas it’s now not attainable to purchase the primary two Forza Horizon video games, those that did buy them can freely obtain them once more to play single-player content material.
On-line options for newer video games within the Forza Horizon franchise—particularly 3 and upwards—will proceed to be out there and the studio doesn’t appear to have plans to alter that quickly.
Flip 10 is at present targeted on its most up-to-date launch, Forza Horizon 5 and its expansions, which hit a milestone of getting had 30 million gamers in its lifetime earlier this 12 months.
Forza Horizon 5 is offered on PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Collection X/S.